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Metalcorpse

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  Whatsup guys and gals.  I have a question I have been curious about for a long while now.  I noticed all three fallouts have a huge lack of environmental interaction.  It seems like in other games there is a more dynamic world where you can interact with things.  One thing ive been curious of is if the game engine can handle a dynamic, seamless train/locomotive system for traveling.  Trains moving even if you are not around them.  Always thought it would be cool to have a quest to restore the railways and stations, make outposts and such.   any info on this engines capabilities?



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The game engine is pretty limited and doesn't really have vehicles and vehicle physics. There are things that you can do to kludge it, but a train with multiple cars is going to be a bit klunky at best. Have a look at XRE Cars. It works, but it's a bit klunky. I haven't looked at the details of that mod, but it would probably give you some good insights into how you could make your trains.

 

The world is also a bit small, and the faster you move, the more quickly you run into its limits and the smaller it feels. Being forced to walk slowly makes the world feel bigger.







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